The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The West Hartford submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $33 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 90% of the listings in the West Hartford are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,360 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1956 and are Class B.